Carriage Services, Inc. (Carriage) is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: funeral home operations and cemetery operations. Its funeral homes operations segment provides funeral services (traditional burial and cremation) and sells related merchandise, such as caskets and urns. Its cemeteries operation segment sells interment rights, including grave sites and mausoleum spaces, and related merchandise, such as markers and outer burial containers. Carriage operates around 164 funeral homes in 27 states and 32 cemeteries in 11 states. It serves suburban and rural markets, and provides funeral and cemetery services and products on both at-need (time of death) and preneed (planned prior to death) basis. It also maintains various trusts in connection with funeral home and cemetery operations, including preneed funeral trusts, preneed cemetery merchandise and service trusts, and cemetery perpetual care trusts.